Counting rows in crochet

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This method of counting rows is shown in single crochet, but the same method applies for double crochet as well, just find the horizontal bars!

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In a piece of crochet that has been worked back and fourth, each little horizontal bar counts as 2 rows

2 counting 20rows


Work from the bottom up to count the number of rows

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We've shown this in single crochet, but the same applies for double crochet. (Just look for the horizontal bars) On a piece that has been worked in the round, all the bars will be on the inside of your work. Each bar counts as 1 row.

This is how you do it

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